Warning and Important
As this equipment gets hot during use, operate it
in a well ventilated place; do not install this
equipment in a confined space such as a book
case or similar unit.
Your attention is drawn to the fact that the recording of
pre-recorded tapes or discs or other published or
broadcast material may infringe copyright laws.
To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose
this equipment to rain or moisture.
For your safety
Do not remove outer cover.
Touching internal parts of the VCR is dangerous, and may
seriously damage it.
To prevent electric shock, do not remove cover. There are no
user serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing to qualified
Inserting Remote Control Batteries
Insert the batteries with the polarity (+ and -) correctly
The service life of the batteries is approximately 1 year.
However, it varies considerably depending on the frequency
– When they are exhausted, replace them with two AA, UM3,
or R6 size batteries.
– When the batteries are exhausted, remove them
immediately and dispose of them correctly.
– Make sure that the batteries are inserted with the polarity
(+ and -) correctly aligned.
– Do not mix old battery with new battery.
– Do not mix different battery types, i.e. Alkaline and
– Do not use rechargeable (Ni-Cd) batteries.
– Do not heat or short-circuit the batteries.
– When you do not use the remote control for a long time,
take out the batteries and store them in a cool, dry place.
Plug in Auto Tuning
Setting image illustration
1 Connect the
All broadcasting stations that can be received in the area
are automatically tuned and stored in memory.
– Do not turn off the VCR halfway. (See page 7.)
On Screen Display
2 Connect the
3 Press the POWER
Longrun Head System
This longrun head system enables approximately 8,000
hours of recording/playback with high quality images.
Newly developed head cylinder with narrower head
windows and tapered cylinder design effectively protects
heads from dust and prevents head clogging.
Plus, [Alumina] Head Cleaner further enhanced cleaning
– Based on in-house tests with Panasonic video cassettes.
Actual head life may vary according to conditions of use,
tape type, temperature, humidity, etc.
Cautions before you operate this VCR
– Humidity and dust.
– Covering the ventilation holes with soft materials such as
cloth or paper.
– Extreme heat such as direct sunlight.
– Magnets or electromagnetic objects.
– Touching internal parts of the VCR.
– Water or some other liquid.
– Lightning. (Disconnect the aerial plug from the VCR during
– Anything heavy on the VCR.
– Connecting or handling the equipment with wet hands.
– Using a cell phone near the VCR because doing so may
cause noise to adversely affect the picture and sound.
– Wipe the VCR with a clean and dry cloth.
– Install the VCR in a horizontal position.
– Keep the VCR, TV and other equipment switched off until
you have finished all connections.
Condensation may form in the following cases:
– The VCR is brought from cold surroundings into a
– The VCR is suddenly brought from cool surroundings,
such as an air-conditioned room or car, to a place which is
hot and humid.
– In any of the above-mentioned conditions, do not operate
the VCR for at least 1 hour.
This VCR is not equipped with a dew sensor.
Press the POWER button
standby mode or vice versa. In the standby mode, the VCR is
still connected to the mains.
Plug in Auto
to switch the VCR from on the